It was his custom when in banter to drop from English to his native brogue like a merry-andrew.
Herr Carovius was dancing like a Merry-Andrew around the door of his residence.
My very breath was arrested when I saw the merry-andrew you made of yourself.
"You are incorrigible, you merry-andrew" she said, brushing the curls from his forehead.
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